Nordost Playlist – April 2017

Posted by on 4/11/2017 to News
Nordost Playlist – April 2017
Nordost Playlist – April 2017

Crowne Audio partner with Nordost - Making the connection!

Posted by RosB on 3/24/2017 to News
Crowne Audio partner with Nordost - Making the connection!
Crowne Audio is proud to offer Nordost to our clients - Perhaps one of the finest sounding cables on the planet earth.

McIntosh labs Mobile Fidelity promotion

Posted by RosB on 2/6/2017 to News
McIntosh labs Mobile Fidelity promotion
Promotion runs from February 20 - March 31, 2017

OPPO new 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Player

Posted by RosB on 2/1/2017 to News
OPPO new 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Player
New OPPO 4K Blu-ray Disc Player keeps on getting better.

McIntosh D1100 2-Channel Digital Preamplifier

Posted by RosB on 2/1/2017 to News
McIntosh D1100 2-Channel Digital Preamplifier
McIntosh introduces full function digital Pre-amplifier - Pre-order yours today.

Auditioning the Sonus Faber Venere 2.0

Posted by RosB on 12/28/2016
Auditioning the Sonus Faber Venere 2.0
Quite impressive sound right out of the box for $1700 a pair in gloss black finish.

Sonus faber is so pure, so undistorted, so neutral and so right.

Posted by RosB on 11/22/2016 to News
Sonus faber is so pure, so undistorted, so neutral and so right.
Crowne Audio journey begins with the Olympica 1 finished in beautiful Walnut and the Olympica 2. The gorgeous Venere 2.0 outstanding bookshelf and the big brother Venere S.

McIntosh MC275 and C22 - At the end of the day pleasure is the operative word when it comes to these wonderful new retro-made-new-again Macs.

Posted by RosB on 11/1/2016 to News
McIntosh MC275 and C22 - At the end of the day pleasure is the operative word when it comes to these wonderful new retro-made-new-again Macs.
At the end of the day pleasure is the operative word when it comes to these wonderful new retro-made-new-again Macs.

Sony's new flagship Z9D 4K HDR strikingly elegant from any angle!

Posted by Crowne Audio on 8/17/2016 to News
Sony's new flagship Z9D 4K HDR strikingly elegant from any angle!
Sony's new flagship Z9D 4K HDR strikingly elegant from any angle!

New Yamaha Aventage 60 Series have arrived.

Posted by RosB on 7/7/2016
New Yamaha Aventage 60 Series have arrived.
The new Aventage by Yamaha 60 Series are finally here and as usual they are jam packed with outstanding features.

Highest Grossing Celebrities No Longer Alive

Posted by RosB on 6/27/2016 to News
Highest Grossing Celebrities No Longer Alive

Crowne Audio Partners with BANG and OLUFSEN May 25, 2016

Posted by RosB on 5/25/2016 to News
Crowne Audio Partners with BANG and OLUFSEN May 25, 2016
Story - All about Bang and Olufsen

Reimagining an icon

Posted by RosB on 5/13/2016
Sound and vision - When John Bowers founded his company in 1966, he dreamed of manufacturing the perfect loudspeaker. We've been pursuing his vision ever since, and now, 50 years later, we've leap forward yet in the shape of the 800 D3.

Wireless surround sound system, possible?

Posted by Crowne Audio on 4/26/2016 to News
Wireless surround sound system, possible?
How about Sonos 5.1? We’re talking full-on surround sound here. Total sonic immersion. Add a pair of PLAY:1s, PLAY:3s or PLAY:5s to PLAYBAR and SUB–suddenly you’re right in the center of the action with vivid sonic details coming from every direction.

What is Dolby Atmos?

Posted by RosB on 3/17/2016
What is Dolby Atmos?

Announced in April 2012, Dolby® Atmos® is quickly becoming the de facto standard for next-generation sound in the cinema, as major studio directors, sound teams, and exhibitors adopt the solution. Because Dolby Atmos delivers an audio experience beyond anything available to date, addressing the limitations to creating truly immersing and lifelike audio that were inherent in earlier audio platforms, professionals from all disciplines within the cinema industry are embracing this technology.

Classe Sigma 2200i Integrated amplifier HDMI switching and network streaming

Posted by RosB and Bridget on 3/15/2016
Classe Sigma 2200i Integrated amplifier HDMI switching and network streaming
Most significant product 
A few weeks ago I was having a casual conversation with a friend who is much into music like I am. The core of the conversation was “what is next for digital streamer devices and when will someone make an all-in-one simply connecting speakers and Voila’! Less is more?”

The McIntosh MB50 Streaming Audio Player

Posted by RosB on 1/25/2016
The McIntosh MB50 Streaming Audio Player

Flashback:  In 1962, Philips invented the Compact Cassette medium for audio storage, introducing it in Europe on 30 August 1963 (at the Berlin Radio Show), and in the United States (under the Norelco brand) in November 1964, with the trademark name Compact Cassettes.  1964 was also the year for Stereo 8, 8-Track created by a consortium led by Bill Lear of Lear jet Corporation and then came Compact Disc or CD in 1982.  The first commercial compact disc was produced on 17 August 1982. It was a recording from 1979 of Claudio Arrau performing Chopin waltzes (Philips 400 025-2).

Everything you need in one amazing remote control

Posted by RosB on 12/7/2015
Everything you need in one amazing remote control
Remote controls have become so numerous in many homes that keeping track of them is a challenge all its own.
There are often separate remotes for the TV, DVD player, cable box and sound system, etc.
No more worries.  The Universal Remote Control MX890 is our best seller will take care of all that.

The best thing to happen to digital music since the iPod and Napster

Posted by RosB on 11/12/2015
The best thing to happen to digital music since the iPod and Napster
We have become so accustomed to listening to digital files that the loss of audio quality has become commonplace. Not anymore. Personally I refuse to settle for less! Everyone should listen to their music the way it was meant to be heard – and for digital files there is nothing better than the Sony HAP-Z1ES.

What is 4K and How Does it Fit in Your Custom Home Theater?

Posted by Crowne Audio on 10/1/2015
What is 4K and How Does it Fit in Your Custom Home Theater?
The next big thing in TV displays is here. Literally. With over 8 million individual pixels, compared to the only about 2 million in HDTVs, 4K Ultra HD televisions have begun their climb to the top of many entertainment buffs’ wish lists with the highest resolution picture ever produced! At Crowne Audio, we strive to...

Top 5 Benefits of Home Automation Systems

Posted by Crowne Audio on 9/28/2015
Top 5 Benefits of Home Automation Systems
With “smart” homes getting smarter each day, it’s no wonder home automation systems continue to grow in popularity. These high-tech control panels are no longer part of a distant future or incredibly complex and expensive; home automation systems are not only becoming more and more affordable, they’re also quick and simple to install. At Crown...